Babushka

A Classic Folk Tale for Christmas

£6.99

ISBN: 9780745979847 Categories: , ,

ISBN: 9780745979847

Publication date: August 19, 2022

Format: Paperback

Extent: 32 pages

Dimensions: 260mm(length) 215mm(width)

Imprint: Lion Children's Books

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Babushka is busy tidying her house when three unexpected guests arrive telling her that they are looking for a baby, a new born king.

When they leave Babushka stays behind cleaning and tidying, and preparing a gift for the baby. Next morning when she starts to follow the men she finds that the snow has covered their tracks and she doesn’t know which way to go. But she keeps on searching, and as she goes she gives a gift from her basket to every child she passes who is hungry, or cold, or has no toys. 

This retelling of a traditional Russian folk tale is accompanied by glowing illustrations from an award-winning artist.

Meet the author: Ms Dawn Casey


Meet the author: Ms Amanda Hall

Amanda Hall is an award-winning illustrator, particularly renowned for her wonderfully decorative and colourful children’s book illustrations. She excels at capturing the visual worlds of different cultures, their peoples, animals and landscapes as well as their spiritual traditions. Amanda exhibits her original illustrations at Chris Beetles Gallery St James’s, London.


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